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Saturday 4 July 2015 Saturday 4 July 2015

ANF: What is happening in Hesekê? Although the ISIS attack on Hesekê seems to be targeting regime forces, its main goal was to stop the YPG/YPJ advance on Raqqa and Cerablus. The gangs aimed to invade... Read more

Friday 3 July 2015 Friday 3 July 2015

Kobane: Final declaration On the International Mobilisation to Rebuild Kobanê CONFERENCE. 01 July 2015 hosted by the European Parliament On the 15th of September, 2014, Da’esh launched a major... Read more

Thursday 2 July 2015 Thursday 2 July 2015

ANF: Kobanê Health Council President: Most urgent need is a hospital Kobanê Canton Health Council President Welat Omer stated that they lived in conditions where tens of people may get injured in one... Read more

Wednesday 1 July 2015 Wednesday 1 July 2015

ANF: Conference at EP calls on Turkey to open its borders for Kobanê  The European Parliament is today hosting a Conference for International Mobilisation for Rebuilding Kobanê. The conference has... Read more

Tuesday 30 June 2015 Tuesday 30 June 2015

ANF: YPG/YPJ fighters: Kobanê is the graveyard of ISIS gangs Fighters of the YPG/YPJ (People’s/Women’s Defense Units) told ANF about the most recent savage massacre committed by militants... Read more

Monday 29 June 2015 Monday 29 June 2015

Statement to Regional and International Public Opinion Issued statements in recent days and threats from some officials in the Turkish government, and evacuated crowds of the Turkish armed forces were... Read more

Sunday 28 June 2015 Sunday 28 June 2015

  For the Media and Public Opinion: KOBANI, Rojava – In the small hours of June 25, 2015, a group of terrorists consisted of 80-100 striker elements penetrated into northern part of the city of... Read more

Saturday 27 June 2015 Saturday 27 June 2015

ANF: Kobanê fully cleansed of ISIS gangs YPG/YPJ forces fully cleansed Kobanê of ISIS gangs after an operation launched following the massacre in the town perpetrated by gang groups on June 25. The... Read more

Friday 26 June 2015 Friday 26 June 2015

ANF: Death toll in ISIS massacre in Kobanê rises to 152  Rojava Institution of Martyrs’ Families announced that the number of those killed in yesterday’s attack by ISIS in Kobanê rose to... Read more

Thursday 25 June 2015 Thursday 25 June 2015

ANF: ISIS gangs in Turkish military uniforms  It has been discovered that the ISIS gangs who launched this morning’s attacks on Kobanê from Mür?it P?nar border gate and Kaniya Kurda were dressed... Read more

Wednesday 24 June 2015 Wednesday 24 June 2015

ANF: 10 soldiers die during attacks in Hesekê  10 soldiers died and 20 civilians including women and children got injured during the three bomb attacks in Hesekê yesterday evening. A vehicle with explosives... Read more

Tuesday 23 June 2015 Tuesday 23 June 2015

ANF: Turkish army digs trenches on the Rojava border  Starting from the eastern part of the Nusaybin – Qam??lo border, Turkish state is digging trenches on the Rojava border. The trenches are 3 meters... Read more

Monday 22 June 2015 Monday 22 June 2015

ANF: Returns to Girê Spi continue Arab, Turkmen and Kurdish families that had crossed over to Turkey during the liberation of Girê Spi continue to return to the town. Sentimental moments occur as families... Read more

Strathclyde students honour Kurdish leader imprisoned for 15 years Strathclyde students honour Kurdish leader imprisoned for 15 years

22 June, 2015 By pikcampaign in Conflict resolution ,Strathclyde University,students Leading Scottish writer James Kelman was among the speakers at a ceremony to honour imprisoned Kurdish leader... Read more

Sunday 21 June 2015 Sunday 21 June 2015

ANF: Cizir and Kobanê forces continue operation against ISIS gangs YPG Press Office reported in a written statement that the advance of the YPG/YPJ forces continue to south of Girê Spi and Silûk,... Read more

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Support Kurds: What you can do

Turkey: Kurdish HDP has 80 seats in Parliament Turkey: Kurdish HDP has 80 seats in Parliament

from Jiyar Gol ANF: HDP achieves 13.1 % of votes, 6 million voters, 80 deputies Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has demolished the 10 percent election threshold in Turkey and North Kurdistan, getting... Read more

Nudem Durak in prison for 10 years for singing songs in Kurdish Nudem Durak in prison for 10 years for singing songs in Kurdish

Al Jazeera has published a video about the Kurdish singer Nûdem Durak. The singer’s future is uncertain, because the Turkish government allegedly has convicted her to 10.5 years imprisonment for “promoting... Read more

Free Silhan Ozcelik Free Silhan Ozcelik

Güney Yildiz @guneyyildiz Court refused bail request for Shilan (Silhan) Ozcelik. And the case adjourned until September … History: Press Release from Roj Women’s Association, Kurdish Youth... Read more

Free Shilan Ozcelik Free Shilan Ozcelik

Press Release from Roj Women’s Association, Kurdish Youth Assembly, Kurdish People’s Assembly, CAMPACC, Peace in Kurdistan Campaign, Kurdistan National Congress (KNK), MAFDAD (Kurdish Lawyers... Read more

Friday 27 March 2015 Friday 27 March 2015

ANF: CLRA passes resolution for Kobanê  The Bureau of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the European Council (CLRA) has issued a declaration demanding that all the means and needs be... Read more

Kostandinos Erik Scurfield – arrangements to receive Kosta in UK Kostandinos Erik Scurfield – arrangements to receive Kosta in UK

Latest information 12.50pm Thursday 19 March 2015: Dear friends, The body of martyred Kamal (Kosta) is arriving in Manchester on Friday 20 March at 10:15 am. The body would be received and controlled... Read more

Georgianna Scurfield is fundraising for Heyva Sor Georgianna Scurfield is fundraising for Heyva Sor

In memory of: Konstandinos Erik Scurfield – by his sister Georgianna Scurfield:   https://www.justgiving.com/KostasOliveTree Story: Kosta died fighting for every human being’s right... Read more

Vasiliki Scurfield calls for action after her son Kosta died in action with YPG in Syria Vasiliki Scurfield calls for action after her son Kosta died in action with YPG in Syria

Vasiliki Scurfield said: I would like to start by taking this opportunity to thank the Kurdish people from the Rojava region for looking after my son and honouring him and for their support in his repatriation... Read more

Wednesday 11 March 2015 Wednesday 11 March 2015

ANF: 2,700 people returned to Kobanê today It has been reported that 2700 people from Kobanê have returned to their hometown today after crossing from the Mür?itp?nar border gate. Thousands of people... Read more

You can listen:PYD co-president Saleh Muslim speak at UK Parliament You can listen:PYD co-president Saleh Muslim speak at UK Parliament

PYD co-president Muslim to speak at UK Parliament A public forum entitled ‘Kurdish progress – Kurds in Syria: From denial toward self-ruled governance model’ will take place in the UK... Read more

How to send money to rebuild Kobane How to send money to rebuild Kobane

Kurdish Red Crescent:This is the Kobanê Reconstructing Board Bank Account: Kobane Reconstruction Board IBAN: DE96 1005 0000 0190 3910 90 BIC: BELADEBEXXX Let’s work toward a “New Kobanê”!... Read more

REPORT ON URGENT AND ESSENTIAL NEEDS IN KOBANÊ REPORT ON URGENT AND ESSENTIAL NEEDS IN KOBANÊ

REPORT ON URGENT AND ESSENTIAL NEEDS IN KOBANÊ [full report here: EN Kobane Report] February, 2015 A CALL FROM THE ADMINISTRATION OF KOBANÊ CANTON To International Aid Bodies to Rebuild and Normalise... Read more

Kobanê reconstruction committee calls for aid Kobanê reconstruction committee calls for aid

Firat News: Kobanê reconstruction committee calls for aid To the Press and Public: Establishing Kobane Reconstruction Board Kobane Canton has been an under severe blockade for nearly two years, and... Read more

ISIS – what can we do? ISIS – what can we do?

ISIS fills a vacuum for some people who are looking for a leader, and something to believe in, maybe those who do not feel they belong, and they get swept away with the ‘born again’ kind of... Read more

How to send money to Kurds in Syria/Rojava How to send money to Kurds in Syria/Rojava

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Reports

Note: Biden: Turks, Saudis, UAE funded and armed Al Nusra and Al Qaeda Note: Biden: Turks, Saudis, UAE funded and armed Al Nusra and Al Qaeda

Posted October 4, 2014 Update: The White House on Saturday said Vice President Joe Biden “apologized for any implication that Turkey or other allies and partners in the region had intentionally supplied or facilitated the growth of ISIL (IS, ISIS) or other violent extremists in Syria.”  The operative word here is “intentionally” – please... [Read more of this review]

The Project of a Democratic Syria The Project of a Democratic Syria

 Tev-Dem (Tevgera Civaka Demokratîk /Movement for a Democratic Society, Rojava/Northern Syria) Qamishlo, February 16, 2015 Syria has entered a state of chaos, in which violence and counter violence, backed by power centers that benefit from it, prevail. Its scenarios surpass the potential of people to understand, let alone challenge. If current... [Read more of this review]

Monday 16 March 2015 Monday 16 March 2015

Remembering that the chemical gasses that killed 5.000 Kurdish people in Halabja on 16 March 1988 were sold to the Iraqi Government for profit that went into someone’s pocket. Thinking about the Kurdish loss today, and the global economy that is fuelled by arms sales between individuals and Governments. Thinking of the money involved in Syria,... [Read more of this review]

Vasiliki Scurfield calls for action after her son Kosta died in action with YPG in Syria Vasiliki Scurfield calls for action after her son Kosta died in action with YPG in Syria

Vasiliki Scurfield said: I would like to start by taking this opportunity to thank the Kurdish people from the Rojava region for looking after my son and honouring him and for their support in his repatriation and the financial assistance they’re giving us for this. I’d also like to thank the people from the Kurdish region of Iraq and particularly... [Read more of this review]

FCO Syria Human Rights report 2014 FCO Syria Human Rights report 2014

Syria – Country of Concern: published 12 March 2015. [This section covers human rights relating to Syria only. For human rights concerns relating to ISIL, see “Case Study: ISIL” on page 55.] The conflict in Syria worsened in 2014. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, 76,000 were killed, taking the overall total since the... [Read more of this review]

REPORT ON URGENT AND ESSENTIAL NEEDS IN KOBANÊ REPORT ON URGENT AND ESSENTIAL NEEDS IN KOBANÊ

REPORT ON URGENT AND ESSENTIAL NEEDS IN KOBANÊ [full report here: EN Kobane Report] February, 2015 A CALL FROM THE ADMINISTRATION OF KOBANÊ CANTON To International Aid Bodies to Rebuild and Normalise Life in the Canton of Kobanê After months of fighting, our brave YPG and YPJ units have successfully driven out all ISIS terrorists from our democratic... [Read more of this review]

HRW: Syria: New Spate of Barrel Bomb Attacks HRW: Syria: New Spate of Barrel Bomb Attacks

Government Defying UN Resolution FEBRUARY 24, 2015: (New York) – The Syrian government has carried out hundreds of new indiscriminate attacks over the past year with air-delivered munitions, including improvised weapons such as barrel bombs. The attacks have had a devastating impact on civilians, killing or injuring thousands of people. Human Rights... [Read more of this review]

Kurdish Female Fighters and Kobanê Style Revolution Kurdish Female Fighters and Kobanê Style Revolution

Kurdish Female Fighters and Kobanê Style Revolution October 8, 2014 by rojwomen.com Source: Huffington Post, by Houzan Mahmoud The role of women in war, peace and revolution has long been portrayed in manifold, often contradictory ways. Images of women as victims, pacifist peace makers, protestors, and home makers have dominated literature. Opposed... [Read more of this review]

New Decree also Abolishes Forced Marriage and Honour Killing. New Decree also Abolishes Forced Marriage and Honour Killing.

The local government of an autonomous Kurdish area in Syria has granted women equal rights to men. The move came as dozens of Kurdish women and girls are taking arms to combat the insurgence of terror group Islamic State (Isis), who have seized large swathes of Syria and Iraq since its uprising erupted in July. IS has imposed its own rules and version... [Read more of this review]

Rebuilding Kobane Rebuilding Kobane

After 134 days of fierce fighting, Kurdish forces managed to take control of Kobane city centre. The news about the liberation of the city circulated all over social media, especially on Twitter, on Monday. The official announcement of the city’s liberation was made on Tuesday, with a ceremony attended by both military and civilian officials. The... [Read more of this review]

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